16 injured after bus overturns near Bilaspur in Himachal

Bilaspur: As many as 16 tourists were injured after a private bus they were travelling in overturned in Himachal Pradesh’s Bilaspur city on Friday.

The bus was carrying tourists on a tour to Himachal Pradesh. The accident took place at around 2 am when the bus was on its way from Manali to Chandigarh, according to Bilaspur Deputy Commissioner Pankaj Rai.

As per reports, the bus had 43 passengers onboard when the accident happened.

“Of the total injured, three have been referred to PGI Chandigarh and as many are undergoing treatment at Bilaspur while others were discharged after administering first aid,” he said.

A spokesman of the Police department said that the bus driver was unable to negotiate a curve resulting in the vehicle getting overturned.

A case of negligent driving has been registered against the driver and further investigation is underway.

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